Elmhurst Memorial Immediate Care Centers are gearing up for their busy season when summer activities are sure to result in injuries for the athletic and not so athletic.
For injuries and other medical emergencies that are not life threatening, EMH’s immediate care centers are set up to treat minor injuries and illnesses faster, and get patients and families home within the hour. No appointment is needed.
Immediate Care Centers are for minor injuries and illnesses that are not life-threatening, such as:
Cuts that may need stitches
Minor burns, abrasions
Broken bones, sprains, strains
High fevers, sore throats, earaches
Allergies, minor skin rashes
Minor back, joint or muscle pain
Work-related illnesses, injuries
Elmhurst Memorial has Immediate Care Centers located at the Elmhurst Memorial Health Centers in Addison, 303 W. Lake St. and Lombard, 130 S. Main St. Both locations are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and weekends and holidays, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
“Immediate Care is convenient and close to home for our patients and families who live in Addison, Lombard and the surrounding areas,” says Karl Vos, MD, Medical Director, Emergency Department and Immediate Care, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare. “They don’t need an appointment, they’re treated by physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine and, in most cases, are headed home in less than an hour.”
In addition, the primary care physicians of the Elmhurst Clinic and Elmhurst Memorial Primary Care Associates are located in the same buildings and able to provide integrated, follow-up care. Visit Elmhurst Memorial’s Immediate Care Centers for more information.